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Reflection for Oct. 6, 2013

In the midst of life's struggles, God provides strength and wisdom

by Sister Agnes Fischer "Lord, increase our faith" because we are no more than servants: In the midst of so much hardship, help us remember that you feed the birds who don't plant or harvest,... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 29, 2013

God remembers how we love one another

by Sister Mary Kabat We cannot help but be challenged by the Scripture readings for this weekend.  The readings ask the question I believe God will ask us upon our death, "Did you love your... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 22, 2013

Dishonest at first, the master's steward makes right his wrongs

by Renae Bauer Dishonest or clever? That's the question we might ponder after reading Sunday's Gospel, the parable of the "dishonest" steward. Here's a guy who squanders what his master entrusted... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 15, 2013

How do you see God -- and how do you see others?

by Sister Sally Ann Brickner When overhearing a conversation about another person have you ever questioned the perceptions being shared and wondered: "Could this be the same individual whom I... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 8, 2013

Discipleship: Giving up ourselves to gain Jesus Christ

by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Our first reading from the book of Wisdom reminds us that it is not always easy to get things straight in our own minds. Our lives are full of uncertainties and of... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 1, 2013

How do you 'sit' at the table of life?

What does humility mean to you? Does it mean putting yourself down or acting like others are better than you? Or does it mean recognizing the gifts given to you by God and sharing them with others... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 25, 2013

A straight path will lead you to the narrow gate

Read Sunday's scripture passage from Isaiah (66:18-21) and Luke (13:22-30) and visualize the people coming to God's Kingdom from east and west, from north and south, on horses, in chariots,... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 18, 2013

Gospel hope can be found in times of unrest

At first glance the readings for this weekend appear on the surface to be filled with discomfort and challenge. Jeremiah is in trouble and has been tossed into a cistern. But, he is brought... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 11, 2013

What treasures do you hold in your heart?

Today's second reading from the Letter to the Hebrews stresses the faith of Abraham. He answered God's call even though he didn't know where he was to go.  How does my faith compare to Abraham's? ... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 4, 2013

Do you and I have enough of the right stuff?

While Jesus is teaching his disciples, a rich man comes to Jesus and wants help in getting his share of the family inheritance. Jesus uses this event to teach about the trap of possessions. The... Read More